Episode 58: Akira races Soukou no Strain

This week we have a good episode where we do the news, review this weeks Bleach and Death Note, and review Akira and Soukou no Strain.

Akira – Download Now!
Soukou no Strain – Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers.

Show Notes


Intro – El-Hazard Opening Theme by Seikou Nagaoka from El-Hazard: The Magnificent World
Outro – Neko Mimi Mode by Dimitri From Paris from Tsukiyomi Moon Phase


Pre-Registration for AX is officially OPEN!
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Earthsea Gets UK Release
While licensing problems are in the way of a North American release of Gedo Senki, UK DVD releaser Optimum will release an English subtitled, region 2 DVD for the UK market in the summer of 2007.

ANN Site Design looks horrible!

ADV Films Acquires Oh! My Goddess Season 2
As mentioned in our interview with Mike Bailiff, ADV Films has acquired the second season of the Oh! My Goddess TV series (season one was released by Media Blasters). No details regarding the cast or the release are available yet.

Coyote Ragtime Show Episode 1 Online
IGN is hosting the entire first episode of the Coyote Ragtime show here (English dub). They also have a 90-second trailer. ADV’s official website for Coyote Ragtime Show also recently went online here.

Nana 2 Opens to Decent Reception
According to Kogyo Tsushinsha, the new Nana live-action movie debuted in fourth place this past weekend, losing out to Letter from Iwo Jima, Love and Honor and Casino Royale. In other movie news, Death Note: The Last Name dropped another two notches to come in fifth this week. This marks its sixth week in theatres.

Utawarerumono Premieres on TAN
Utawarerumono: Mask of a Stranger will be available on The Anime Network’s On Demand service starting January 4. ADV will also release volume 1 of the series on January 16.

Neko Ramen Anime Announced
Japanese publisher Mag Garden has announced that Sonishi Kenji’s 4-koma manga serial Neko Ramen will be adapted into an anime television series.

Ask John – What Are The Best Erotic Manga?
What would you say is one of the best import H manga you’ve seen lately?
Read John’s answer!

Canadian Maid Cafe
A japanese style maid-cafe has opened in Scarborough Ontario. iMaid Cafe was launched by Aaron Wang, a 24-year-old student of Economics at York University.
Pictures of iMaid Cafe and its staff can be seen at the iMaid Caf website



Sokou no Strain

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